Cherry Creek Public Schools Host Black Lives Matter Week of Action; Upon Parent Backlash the District Attempts to Deflect Blame on the Decision
For the first week of February 2021 Cherry Creek Public Schools in Greenwood Village, Colorado is holding their annual Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action. As part of the event, teachers are encouraged to wear shirts supporting Black Lives Matter and incorporate the doctrines of the movement into the curriculum.
In documents found by concerned parents in the district, the district announces their support for the incorporation of BLM materials into the curriculum and the wearing of political messages in school but also claims to have not been made aware of the framework and not signing off on any of the documents:
The framework outline also lays out resources for teachers and administrators to counter any criticism and other talking points to mention: